These are some of the great new resources being released both nationally and internationally for clinicians working in alcohol and other drugs.
Previously only available if you registered, this online resource from the Youth Support and Advocacy Service is now accessible to all.
The toolbox includes outlines of frameworks, theories, therapeutic models, and training modules.
Youth & Health Worker Support Kit
The “Youth and health worker support kit: working with young people and viral hepatitis – Risks, consequences and choices of body art and drug use” online brochure has been produced by Hepatitis NSW. It has a range of session plans, strategy worksheets and activities to use when discussing viral hepatitis.
Medication for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder: Pocket Guide
Produced by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration, in the US, this pocketbook outlines some of the medications used for alcohol use.
Medication assisted treatment of opioid dependence
The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) have released two new resources:
Medication assisted treatment of opioid dependence: Your questions answered
Medication assisted treatment of opioid dependence: A review of the evidence